Gomer Gerald “Jake” Bland was born February 5, 1949 and passed away on August 31, 2019.
Preceding him in death were his parents David E. Bland and Mary B. Stickles Bland, two brothers, Basil Bland and Dennis Bland.
Leaving to cherish his memory are three sisters, Betty Lewis of Jefferson City, Missouri, Bonita Hoxworth (Robert) of Richland, Missouri, and Connie Oberle of Advance, Missouri. One brother, Donnie (Lisa) Bland of Portageville, Missouri and a host of many other relatives and friends.

Jake served in the army during Vietnam War and worked in construction following his service. He was a lifetime member of both the American Legion and the VFW Post 1102. He served as a one-time President at the VFW Post 1102. In his later years, he enjoyed the Brotherhood of Vietnam Vets Legacy Motorcycle Club, South Central Region.

Visitation at the KUTIS CITY CHAPEL, 2906 Gravois 63118 Thursday September 5, 5-8 P.M. Funeral Service Friday at Kutis City Chapel 1:30 P.M. with interment to follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery